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LIVE@TheREP: Charlie Mars
October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm$30
Friday, October 11th
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Tickets: $30 and $24 for REP Members
“The melodies feel as lived in as the lyrics and linger long after the last note fades.” – American Songwriter
“Mars’ fat grooves and syncopated rhythms inject vitality into the often dull singer-songwriter genre.” – Glide Magazine
Mississippi-born singer/songwriter Charlie Mars is a country- and folk-inflected pop artist blessed with a warm vocal croon and a knack for crafting poignant, earthy songs. He has been a journeyman artist with major label releases and high profile gigs opening for the likes of REM, KT Tunstall, and Steve Earle, among others. The Mississippi-based troubadour developed a sonic style uniquely his own. With its sparse instrumentation and focus on transcendent grooves and ambient space, his minimalist approach to music ads maximum intensity to Mars’ already powerful songwriting.